Bordering the lakeshore and under the shade of pines and hardwoods, Badin Lake Campground offers a year-round retreat for swimmers, boaters, and anglers. The campground has 34 non-electric sites for tent and camper trailer camping. Some sites are located on the lakeshore. Each site has a table, grill, lantern post, fire ring, and tent pad. There are 4 water spigots for drinking water located in the campground. Flush toilets and showers are located in both the upper and lower loops. Fee stations are located at the entrance of both loops.
Check-in Time is 4:00 pm and Check-out Time is 2:00 pm.
Reservations can be made by going to www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 or TDD 1-877-833-6777. Reservations need to be made at least 3 days in advance and can be made up to 240 days in advance.
Single sites are $12 per night and double sites (#6, #20, #28) are $24 per night. Site #17 is first come, first serve and cannot be reserved. There is a campground host available on site #12. Senior or Access Pass Discounts are:
Single sites = $6 per night
Double sites = $12 per night
Flush toilets and showers
USDA Forest Service, Uwharrie National Forest, phone # (910) 576-6391
On Hwy 109 North, go to Mullinix Rd. just past Macedonia Church. Turn left (from 109 S. turn right on to Mullinix Rd.) and continue past Horse Camp. Turn right on FR 544 for 1.8 miles, then turn Right onto FR 597 for 0.1 miles. Then turn left on FR 597A. Take the road to the left leading to Badin Lake Campground (2 loops). Upper loop turns off to the left; lower loop is located at the end of the road.
Camping & Cabins
Tent and Camper trailer camping is accomodated at this campground. RV trailers can use this campground but there are no hookups.